Tambopata Reserve, a blessing for Nature
The Tambopata Reserve
is part of a 3.7 million acre reserve in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. Experience some of the most beautiful forest in Amazonia, amazing scenery, birdwatching, lovely rivers and the solitude of the region.
It is located between Madre de Dios and Puno.
The reserve was created in 1990 by the national government in partnership with international organizations to protect the biological diversity of the watersheds of the Tavara, Candamo and Tambopata rivers.
What you´ll see in the Tambopata Reserve
Known as the most species-rich natural habitats in the world , the area host a great diversity of animals, birds, flora and fauna. Jaguars, Monkeys, Parrots, Caimans (amazon cocodriles), Harpy Eagles, and Anacondas.
Over 1,300 bird species (including 32 parrot species - 10% of the world's total), 200 mammal species, 90 frog species, 1,200 butterfly species and 10,000 species of higher plants are protected within this reserve.
You can witness one of the most impressive wildlife gathering, I am talking about the place where thousands of parrots turn up to lick mineral rich clay. Some of them fly great distances to nibble at the hillside and it is probably the world´s largest.
If you travel to the region between May and October the weather is generally warm and humid. Tambopata is only 30 kilometers from the foothills of the Andes. The average daytime temperature is between 80°-91°F with a nighttime low of between 60° F and 72°F. Sometimes there are cold days that hit the south western Amazonia and keep daytime temperatures below 50° F and can drop nighttime lows to a chilly 42°F.
From November to April it rains frequently and it can sometimes rain heavily for hours or days. There is an upside to this, traveling in the rainy season means there are many plants in flower and there is a bigger abundance of fruit which can attract more birds and primates.
kuelap is the "Machu Picchu" of North Peru. It is older than the Inka structure and uses more brickwork (by weight) than the Great Pyramids.
Tambopata Rainforest Guided Tours
The Tambopata Rainforest amazing biodiversity, is considered to be a privileged spot for wildlife observation. This pristine jungle offers the visitor an incredible variety of activities, such as treks through primary forests, or canoe rides on oxbow lakes to observe nature.
Chachapoyas city still preserves its wide colonial casonas of big courts and lounges, with roofs made of tiles, the Plaza de Armas is located to the west of the city.
Manu Park Peru
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Known as the most species-rich natural habitats in the world , the area host a great diversity of animals, birds, flora and fauna. From November to April it rains frequently and it can sometimes rain heavily for hours or days.
Ayahuasca Peru, the plants that infused in order to create this brew can only be found in the Amazonian jungle. Many travelers are even driven to the Amazon rainforest as a result of their curiosity in regards to the Amerindian tribe and this reputable Ayahuasca brew that has been created by them.
Amazon Rainforest Animals
The diversity of the Amazon Rainforest animals is breath taking and absolutely stunning, amongst the different animals that live within the Amazon Rainforest, are the Spider Monkeys. This species of monkeys are known for their capacity of growing up to two feet tall.
Amazon Rainforest Plants
When walking into the rainforest, is like walking into a real tropical paradise filled with a diversity of beautiful plants. The tasteful Amazon jungle spreads over 2 million square miles, being as large as it is makes it a seemingly never ending paradise to discover and explore in abundance.
Amazon Rainforest Facts
Amazon Rainforest Facts: did you know that the Amazon jungle is so big that it actually spreads over 8 different South American countries? These countries consist of Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela.
The Amazon River... even the name brings to mind the largest river in the world, in all its splendor. The total water flow of this mammoth river is greater than the eight next larger rivers put together!
.Amazon Rainforest Deforestation
Nature lovers have notably said that the tropical jungle, the Amazon rainforest, is said to be the most beautiful place on earth. To my experience, it truly is! Whether you are exploring the breath taking sites filled with millions of different fruits, plants, insects, or animals, the Amazonia is a place that will never be forgotten once you have traveled it
Amazon Rainforest Climate
Fluctuations in the Amazon rainforest climate over millions of year have resulted in the expansion and contraction of the rainforest across the continent of South America.
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